How to Hide Photos on iPhone 13

Follow the steps below to hide images on your iPhone 13 safely:

  1. Open the ‘Photos’ app on your iPhone 13.
  2. Browse for and pick the photo you want to hide.
  3. Tap the ‘More’ icon, indicated by three dots, in the upper right corner.
  4. From the list of options, pick ‘Hide.’
  5. A prompt will display, requesting confirmation. To finish the process, select ‘Hide Photo.’

Our tutorial continues below with further information on how to hide images on iPhone 13, including screenshots of the process.

For more information, see this video on how to hide images on iPhone.

How to Hide iPhone Photos (With Pictures)

The methods in this post were carried out on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16. These procedures will also apply to other iPhone 13 models, such as:

Step 1: On your iPhone, launch the Photos app.

open the photos app

Step 2: Find the photo you want to hide and tap on it to choose it.

Step 3: Tap the three-dot button in the top-right corner of the screen.

tap the button with three dots

Step 4: From this dropdown menu, select Hide.

how to hide photos on iPhone 13

Step 5: Confirm that you wish to hide the photo by tapping the Hide Photo option.

tap Hide Photo

Now that you know how to hide photos on iPhone 13, you can use this method to ensure that other people don’t view the photos you don’t want them to see.

Video – How to Hide Photos on an iPhone

Questions and Answers

On an iPhone 13, how do I view hidden photos?

Hidden photos on your iPhone 13 are relocated to a special Hidden folder.

Open the Photos app, then pick the Albums tab at the bottom of the screen, then scroll all the way down to the Utilities section and press Hidden.

Your iPhone will then use Face ID to verify your identity, after which you will be able to access the previously hidden photos.

Is it possible to conceal the Hidden folder on the iPhone 13?

While photographs can be hidden using the manner mentioned earlier in this post, if you scroll down the list of albums, you will notice a Hidden folder.

You can also choose to hide this folder by heading to Settings > Photos and unchecking the Show Hidden Album option.

Please keep in mind that if you decide to unhide a photo in the future, you will need to reactivate this setting in order to access the hidden folder.

How do I reveal a hidden photo on the iPhone 13?

If you want to unhide a previously hidden photo, launch the Photos app, select the Albums tab at the bottom of the screen, then scroll down and select the Hidden option.

Your phone will then verify your identity using Face ID, Touch ID, or a passcode, and you may choose which photo to unhide.

Then, in the top-right corner of the screen, tap the three dots and select Unhide.

Summary – Hiding iPhone Photos

  1. Launch Photos.
  2. Locate and choose the photo.
  3. Click on the three dots.
  4. Select Hide.
  5. Choose Hide Photo.


Hiding images on your iPhone is a good way to find out whether you have photos that you don’t want other people to see.

This is especially true if your images are frequently viewed by friends and family.

The ability to move them to the Hidden folder and then conceal that folder can help to ensure that private images remain private until you desire to share them.

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